Human Services Commission

Candidates Sought For Redmond Human Services Commission

The City is seeking candidates for its Human Services Commission. Individuals must live or work in Redmond and be interested in a broad spectrum of human service issues including basic needs, health care, counseling, domestic violence, and family support. Desirable qualities of a commissioner include a strong interest in the issues, a willingness to learn and a passion for working to strengthen the City’s effectiveness in addressing these issues. Please note that individuals who work for or serve on the board of directors of a human service agency delivering services to city residents are not eligible for consideration.

To apply, click here. There is no deadline, but interested individuals are encouraged to apply by 5:00 p.m. on December 31, 2020. Positions remain open until filled.

Special Meeting Notice-December 14, 2020


Meetings

  • 6:30-8:30 pm
  • 2nd Monday of the month
  • Redmond City Hall, Council Conference Room unless otherwise noted (please check current agenda)

Due to the ongoing pandemic and King County Safe Start guidance, meetings will continue to be held remotely until further notice.

Public comment is requested in writing. Please send comments to abien@redmond.gov by 4:30 pm on the day of the meeting.

Agendas & Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available after approval at the following meeting.

View Most Recent Agendas and Minutes

Purpose

The Human Services Commission advises the Mayor and Council on general issues related to human services, as well as makes specific funding recommendations as part of the City’s budget process every two years. The Commission also helps carry out recommendations outlined in the City’s Human Services Strategic Plan (PDF), including strategies that increase the knowledge of and engage the community in addressing human services needs and issues in Redmond.

Members

The Human Services Commission is a seven-member volunteer board, appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the City Council for four year terms. Commissioners must either live or work with the City limits.  

  • Anny Smith, Chair
    Term: December 6, 2016 to March 31, 2021
  • Arjun Ram
    Term: April 18, 2017 to March 31, 2021
  • Rugare Khosa
    Term: July 2, 2019 to March 31, 2023
  • Vibhas Chandorkar
    Term: March 19, 2019 to March 31, 2021
  • Kristen Muscott
    Term: March 19, 2019 to March 31, 2021
  • Janet Richards
    Term:  July 2, 2019 to March 31, 2023


Youth Advisors

Two Youth Advisors are also appointed by the Commission to provide a youth perspective to all Commission discussions and decisions. 

  • Jacob Tate Brown
  • vacant